A headshot of Abigail Browde.

Abigail Browde (Abby Browde)

Artist Advisor (2016 – Present)
Artist in Residence (2008 – 2010)
Space Grantee (2007)


Abigail Browde (she/her) is a theater artist working with Michael Silverstone under the name 600 HIGHWAYMEN. 600 HIGHWAYMEN has been called the “the standard-bearers of contemporary theater-making” by Le Monde, and “one of New York’s best nontraditional theater companies” by The New Yorker.

Their original works have been performed nationally and internationally:

United States 
The Public Theater (NYC)
American Repertory Theater (Cambridge)
AT&T Performing Arts Center (Dallas),
Kimmel Center (Philadelphia)
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago),
On The Boards (Seattle)
Spoleto Festival (Charleston, SC)
Walker Arts Center (Minneapolis)
Wexner Center for the Arts (Columbus)
Woolly Mammoth (Washington, DC)

Luminato Festival (Toronto)
PuSh Festival (Vancouver)
Pompidou and Parc de la Villette (France)
Dublin Theatre Festival (Ireland),
Theaterformen (Germany)
Noorderzon (The Netherlands)
Zürcher Theater Spektakel (Switzerland),
MESS Festival (Sarajevo)
Onassis Cultural Centre (Greece)
Bristol Old Vic (UK)
OzAsia Festival (Australia)
Salzburg Festival (Austria)
The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (UAE)

They are recipients of an Obie Award, Switzerland’s ZKB Patronize Prize, and two Bessie Award Nominations. In 2016, Browde and Silverstone were named artist fellows by the New York Foundation for the Arts.